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The thrill of the game often lies in the unexpected. Especially in the moments when a player steps up and shatters what was once thought to be an unbreakable record. And when a rising star manages to shatter a long-standing record set by an NBA legend like Stephen Curry, it becomes headline news.

Sabrina Ionescu has been making waves with her recently made history in the WNBA 3-point contest. But that’s not all. The rising star of the WNBA followed up her incredible feat by issuing an open challenge with just two-words. 

The Rise of a Basketball Prodigy

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Sabrina Ionescu’s journey to the top has been nothing short of extraordinary. From her early days in the WNBA, she has shown a knack for the game that is rarely seen. Her ability to sink three-pointers with ease has drawn comparisons with some of the greatest shooters. But it was during a recent 3-point contest that Ionescu truly announced her arrival on the global stage.

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In a performance that left spectators and fellow players alike in disbelief, Ionescu breaks Stephen Curry’s record for the most points in a 3-point contest.

She dominated the competition and shattered Curry’s previous record of 31 points in a single round. With an unprecedented display of accuracy and precision from behind the arc, Ionescu racked up an astonishing 33 points to claim victory.

The feat was so impressive that even Curry himself gave a shoutout to Ionescu. 

The significance of this achievement cannot be understated. Stephen Curry is one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. He has set several records throughout his career.

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For Sabrina Ionescu to surpass Curry’s scoring mark demonstrates not only her individual brilliance but also highlights how women athletes continue to make strides within professional sports.

An Open Challenge That Has Left Fans Buzzing

Ionescu didn’t stop at breaking records. In a move that left fans buzzing on Twitter, she issued an open challenge to Steph Curry.

Her challenge was simple and direct, encapsulated in just two words: Shoot out?? @StephenCurry30

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The prospect of seeing Ionescu go head-to-head with Steph Curry is a tantalizing one and fans are already talking about this open challenge. 

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Fans are now eagerly waiting to see who will step up to take on Ionescu.